NASA Defends Manned-Spaceflight Funding Plans

March 2012
Space & Missile Defense Report;3/9/2012, p7
The article reports that NASA Administrator Charles Bolden defended U.S. President Barack Obama's 17.7 billion dollar plan for the agency in fiscal year 2013. It stated that the plan includes three billion dollar spending for developing the Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket and the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV).


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